ImprovGenerator: Online Grammatical Induction for On-the-Fly Improvisation Accompaniment

  title={ImprovGenerator: Online Grammatical Induction for On-the-Fly Improvisation Accompaniment},
  author={Kris Makoto Kitani and Hideki Koike},
We propose an online generative algorithm to enhance musical expression via intelligent improvisation accompaniment. Our framework called the ImprovGenerator, takes a live stream of percussion patterns and generates an improvised accompaniment track in real-time to stimulate new expressions in the improvisation. We use a mixture model to generate an accompaniment pattern, that takes into account both the hierarchical temporal structure of the live input patterns and the current musical context… CONTINUE READING
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